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2022 FIFA U20 Women’s WCQ: Ayub Khalifa names travelling team to South Africa

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Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi has named 20 players who will travel to Johannesburg, South Africa for the second leg of the 3rd qualifying round of the U20 FIFA Women’s World Cup on Friday 17th December 2021 at Dobsonville Stadium.

Uganda holds a 1-0 first-leg advantage over the hosts having defeated them at home in a game played at St. Mary’s Stadium in Kitende on 3rd December 2021.

Hadija Nandago who secured a win for Uganda at home headlines the travelling squad alongside on form Juliet Nalukenge who plies her trade at Chrysomolia FC.

Final Squad

Goalkeepers

Daphine Nyayenga (Lady Doves FC), Joan Namusisi (Kampala Queens FC), Saidah Namwanje (Luweero Giant Queens)

 

Defenders

Sumayah Komuntale (Tooro Queens FC), Grace Aluka (Olila High School FC), Biira Nadunga (Olila High School FC), Samalie Nakacwa (Kawempe Muslim FC), Harima Kanyago (Lady Doves FC), Aisha Nantongo (Kawempe Muslim Ladies), Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)

 

Midfielders

Shakirah Nyinagahirwa (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Zaina Nandede (Kataka SHE FC), Catherine Nagadya (Uganda Martyrs High School), Margaret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Kevin Nakacwa (Uganda Martyrs High School FC)

 

Forwards

Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens), Hadijah Nandago (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Juliet Nalukenge(Chrysomolia FC), Lillian Mutuuzo(Kampala Queens FC), Eva Naggayi (Rines SS WFC)

 

Officials

Leader of Delegation: Frank Ankunzire (FUFA EXCO Member)

 

Head Coach: Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi

Assistant Coach: Oliver Mbekeka

Goalkeeping Coach: Mubarak Kiberu

Fitness Trainer: Arthur Kyesimira

Team Doctor: Mable Kabatalindwa

National Teams Officer: Paul Mukatabala Nantulya

Team Coordinator: Joan Namusisi

Equipment Manager: Cissy Nakiguba

Brian Miiro Nsubuga: Delegate (UFRA )

Fred Tamale: Delegate (UFPA)

Ismael Senabulya: FUFA Staff

Media Officer : Farid Mpagi

The team will depart Entebbe International Airport on Wednesday morning (2:45AM) aboard Ethiopian Airways E809 and expected to touch base in Johannesburg on Wednesday at 1:05PM.

The winner on aggregate between Uganda and South Africa will progress to the fourth round where they will face either Ghana or Zambia.

Ronald Yiga
Senior Staff Writer at Touchline Sports covering largely football

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